Fund Facts  

Inception Date: Jul 29, 2002

Description

Objective  

Maximum total return consistent with preservation of capital and prudent investment management.

Principal Investment Strategies  

The Fund invests substantially all of its assets in the PIMCO High Yield Fund. The underlying fund invests, under normal circumstances, at least 80% of its assets in a diversified portfolio of high yield securities (“junk bonds”), which may be represented by forward contracts or derivatives such as options, futures, or swap agreements, rated below investment grade by Moody’s, or equivalently rated by S&P or Fitch. The remainder of its assets may be invested in investment grade fixed income securities that include bonds or other debt securities issued by various U.S. and non-U.S. public- and private-sector entities. It may also invest in securities denominated in foreign currencies and in securities and instruments tied to emerging market countries and in preferred stock. The underlying fund may invest in derivative instruments without limitation.

Principal Investment Risks  

There is no guarantee that the Fund will achieve its investment objective. You may lose money by investing in the Fund. The Fund’s principal investment risks include Interest Rate Risk, Credit Risk, High Yield Securities Risk, Issuer Risk, Liquidity Risk, Derivative Instruments Risk, Stock Market Risk, Mortgage-Backed Securities Risk, Asset-Backed Securities Risk, Foreign Securities Risk, Emerging Markets Securities Risk, Foreign Currency Risk, Leverage Risk, Management Risk, Short Sale Risk.
Please see the Disclosure Memorandum for additional information about the Fund’s risks.

 

Performance & Expenses

Standard Performance As of Sep 30, 2017
Fund/Benchmark Name QtrYTD1-Yr3-Yr5-Yr10-YrSince Inception
VT PIMCO High Yield   1.85%6.64%7.81%5.61%5.65%6.57%N/A
BofA ML US High Yield BB-B Const Indexa,b1.94%6.57%7.91%5.79%6.15%7.25%N/A
Morningstar High Yield Bonda,c1.79%5.94%7.77%4.17%5.14%6.24%N/A

Fund past performance, as shown, is no guarantee of how the Fund will perform in the future. The performance shown has been annualized for periods greater than one year. Investment returns and principal value will fluctuate, so that an investor's shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. For current performance, visit www.icmarc.org.

Fund Expensesd,e
Gross Expenses0.81%
Net Expenses0.80%

 

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b. The Intercontinental Exchange Bank of America Merrill Lynch ("ICE BofAML") US High Yield BB-B Constrained Index tracks the performance of BB- and B-rated fixed income securities, with total index allocation to an individual issuer limited to 2%.

c. The Morningstar category represents the average return for a category of funds with similar investment objectives and strategies. The average is calculated and funds are assigned to a category by Morningstar.

d. VantageTrust Funds invest either in collective investment funds or underlying registered funds. Please refer to the underlying fund's disclosure documents for additional information on fund fees and expenses.

e. Differences between the net expense ratio and gross expense ratio of a fund are typically due to fee waivers, expense reimbursements, expense limits, and/or the reimbursement of fees to the fund.

Footnotes

1.

Before investing in the Fund you should carefully consider your investment goals, tolerance for risk, investment time horizon, and personal circumstances. There is no guarantee that the Fund will meet its investment objective and you can lose money.

2.

The Fund is an investment option of VantageTrust, a group trust established and maintained by VantageTrust Company, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of ICMA-RC. VantageTrust provides for the commingling of assets of certain trusts and plans as described in its Declaration of Trust, and is only available for investment by such eligible trusts and plans. The Fund is not a mutual fund. Its units are not deposits of VantageTrust Company and are not insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation or any other agency. The Fund is a security that has not been registered under the Securities Act of 1933 and is exempt from investment company registration under the Investment Company Act of 1940. For additional information regarding the Fund, including a description of the principal risks, please consult the VantageTrust Funds Disclosure Memorandum, which is available when you log in at www.icmarc.org, or upon request by calling 800-669-7400.